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61-3002.Same; time for appearance; form. (a) The summons shall be issued by the clerk and dated the day it is issued. The summons shall state the time when the law requires the defendant to appear or file an answer in response to the petition, and shall notify such defendant that in case of such defendant's failure to appear or file an answer, judgment by default will be rendered against such defendant for the relief demanded in the petition.

(b) The time stated in the summons requiring the defendant to appear in response to the petition shall be determined by the court. Such time shall be not less than 14 nor more than 50 days after the date the summons is issued.

History: L. 2000, ch. 161, § 20; L. 2002, ch. 157, § 4; L. 2010, ch. 135, § 200; July 1.

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